Apr 20, 2013 11:00am PDT
on the house subcommittee for national security, homeland defense and foreign operations. congressman, thanks for joining us by phone on this saturday. >> thanks for having me, craig. >> we saw those massive celebrations in the streets of boston, around boston last night. but as the dust settles today, what's the mood like there? how long is it going to take for folks to get back to normal? >> it will take a while longer. i think there's a great deal of relief being vented right now. people are just glad that these two individuals have been cap sbhaurd little bit of a caution out there as well, people wondering, as the president said, what else is involved, if anything here and who else might be involved? i think that mostly, a lot of concern for the families. i was in wilmington earlier today where sean collier's family had lived. he was the m.i.t. officer who passed away. people there are incredibly supportive of that family, the law enforcement people there trying to make sure the family was able to get to the hospital when the incident happened. so, there's just a mixture of feelings and
Apr 21, 2013 2:00pm EDT
disarmament. the reaganites in the defense department were horrified by this and put a stop to it but reagan didn't go all the way with reaganism when he had a chance to end the cold war, especially the nuclear threats. so it's a hard-core republican belief. if you remember the pup pup prime -- republican primaries of 2012, it was not that long ago there were eight or ten republican candidates in simi valley for a debate at the reagan library and every one of them said reagan set the example how maring be strong, reagan did with the soviet union and we should do it today in iran, we should do it -- we were right toy trite in iraq. america should use its power to achieve its spend destroy its enemies. i worked in the cold war and in the middle east. you have 29% of the american people agree with that today. >> richard, do you want to say something? you're leaning forward. >> no. >> okay. we want to take questions from the audience if anybody has a question, and i think there's a microphone somewhere that someone is going to bring up. why don't we start right up here on the aisle, blue shirt.
Apr 22, 2013 1:00am EDT
this at the library but he met with gorbachev and the almost agreed to nuclear disarmament. in the defense did redmon they were horrified by this and put a stop to it but he didn't go all the way when he had a chance to end the cold war especially the nuclear threat so you do find it's a hard core beliefs today if you remember the republican primaries of 2012 it was sent but long ago there were these republican candidates for the debate at the library and everyone said he sets the example of how america can be strong and use its power to defeat its enemies he did it with the soviet union and we should do it today in iran and we were right to try it in iraq. america should use its power to destroy its enemies. it worked in the cold war and will work in the middle east. you have about 29% of the american people that agree today. >> richard, did you want to say something? you're leaning forward. [laughter] >> we want to take questions from the audience and i think there is a microphone someone is going to bring up. why don't we start right up here >> it's obviously had an impact on politicians and indiv